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But algorithms can be used in other subjects as well.
For example, when you are learning about how to take apart and clean a car engine, you will want to approach this problem using a set series of steps, making sure that you don't misplace or mix up any of the parts.
Non-routine problems require more complicated or creative problem solving strategies.
Let's talk about problem solving strategies now and go over several possible options.
The first strategy you might try when solving a routine problem is called an algorithm.
Algorithms are step-by-step strategies or processes for how to solve a problem or achieve a goal.
Let's talk about different types of problems and different types of solutions.
Educational psychology has broken down problems in two different ways.